Welcome to the Advanced Dental Center of Florence

Advanced Dental Center of Florence is a full-service dental center that offers the friendly, personal feel of a boutique practice. Our highly experienced dentists and advanced technology easily rival some of the largest dental practices in the country and our cosmetic dentists provide a wide range of exceptional procedures. Available services include: tooth whitening, dental implants, porcelain veneers, crowns and bridges, tooth colored fillings, Invisalign and more. Contact our practice today to schedule your no-obligation smile makeover consultation.

We are conveniently located right off of David H. McLeod Boulevard in Florence, SC near the Florence Civic Center, the Magnolia Mall, Target and the Crossroads Center. There is ample free parking and you can stop for lunch or shopping at one of the many wonderful nearby restaurants and shops. We proudly serve patients in Florence, Darlington and the surrounding Pee Dee area, and we would be delighted to help you with all your dental needs!

Meet Our Team of Dentists

Doctor GriffinDr. Joe L. Griffin, Jr. DMD is Florence, SC native. Dr, Griffin completed his undergraduate studies at Francis Marion University. He then went on to receive an advanced dental degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1985. In addition to receiving his advanced dental degree, Dr. Griffin has benefited from additional training at the Hinman Dental Conference. He also remains an active member of the CEREC Study Club. In addition these organizations, Dr. Griffin is also a member of:

  • the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • the American Dental Association
  • South Carolina Dental Association
  • Pee Dee Dental Society

Aside from remaining active member of these numerous organizations, Dr.Griffin continues to devote much of his free time to extending his already extensive knowledge of the dental field. Dr. Griffin feels this is paramount in retaining his ability to offer you and all of his other patients the latest in dental care and techniques.

When not practicing or studying dentistry, Dr. Griffin is an active member of the community. He serves as a volunteer at the Billy Hardee Home for Boys and the Mercy Medical Clinic for underprivileged children and adults.

dr-hessJohn Hess, DDS attended the State University at Stoney Brook School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors. In 2007, Dr. Hess completed the General Practice Residency at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital in Columbia, SC. There he participated in receiving advanced training in the arts of cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, and oral surgery.

Hal W. Herbert, Jr. DMD graduated from Coker college in 1971. He then went on to receive his advanced dental degree and graduate from the Medical University of South Carolina just four years later. During his time at the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Herbert was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Delta Medical Honor Society. He is also an active member of

  • The American Dental Association
  • South Carolina Dental Association
  • Pee Dee Dental Society.

Aside from also being a father of two and a grandfather to three, Dr. Herbert is also a volunteer for Children’s Dental Health Week.

Dr ParksDevon Parks, Jr. DMD received his undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of South Carolina. He then went on to achieve a Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dr.-Nichols-232x300Julian Wade Nichols, DMD received his B.S. Degree in Business Administration and Chemistry from Newberry College, Doctorate of Dental Medicine and facility member of the Medical University of South Carolina, Endodontics Training from the Medical College of Virginia.

Come See Us At Advanced Dental Center Of Florence

If you live in Florence, SC and you need to fix your smile, Advanced Dental Center Of Florence is the place to go! In a combination of dental and cosmetic procedures, our skilled doctors can transform your smile easy and quickly. Want to know more about the smile makeover services we offer or your financing options? Please feel free to check out the rest of our specially created smile makeover website or call us today for more information. There is no better time than now restore your smile and improve your oral health with a smile makeover from the Advanced Dental Center Of Florence!